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[PROG] Re: Changing parents & dynamic properties
At 08:32 AM 1/23/96 PST, you wrote:
>Thus changing the property on the parent
>changes it on the child. *IF* you @set the properties of the child, they
>will then be stored locally on the child object, and will no longer reference
>the parent at all (even if you @set them to the same value). So until a
>property is altered locally, it is just inherited from the parent. Once there
>is an alteration that inheritance is broken forever.
The last statement is incorrect.
The clear'ness of the property can be found with the builtin function:
And you can make a property clear with the builtin function:
When a property is 'clear', the value of that property on the object's
parent is shown.
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